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    What are the different types of skin cancer?

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    Dr Jillian Tomlinson

    Hand Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon (Reconstructive & Cosmetic)

    Dr Jill Tomlinson is a fully qualified plastic, reconstructive and hand surgeon. After graduating dux in her year at University High School, Jill completed medical … View Profile

    The most common types of skin cancer in Australia are squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma and melanoma. Australians have high rates of skin cancer so if you have a new or changing area on your skin it's a good idea to see your doctor to get it checked out. When in doubt a biopsy is recommended - it's better to be safe than sorry and skin cancers are best treated early.

    The Sunsmart Website is a great source of information about skin cancer.

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